OPERA



Sir George Christie, former Chairman of Glyndebourne, dies at 80
The festival's president and son of its founder, Sir John Christie, dies on the eve of the 80th anniversary season
Young Vic announces Fevered Sleep's Dusk and Katie Mitchell's Way Back Home
By Jay Julier
The productions for children will play the Maria studio this winter
ENO makes musical theatre commitment, Mike Leigh directs Pirates of Penzance
Fresh ideas and intriguing projects as English National Opera recalibrates itself with an enterprising new season
Opera at the BBC Proms 2014
We'll have fewer operas at the Proms this year, but those there are promise to be especially memorable
Full List: Winners of the 2014 Olivier Awards
Leading the field was Chimerica with five Awards and The Book of Mormon with four, all of which were announced at the Royal Opera House this evening
BBC promises 'strongest commitment to the arts in a generation'
Nicholas Hytner and Vicky Featherstone have been appointed to advisory roles at the organisation
Theatre industry welcomes Chancellor's tax break
George Osborne has announced a significant tax relief for stage productions
Jonathan Mills announces final EIF programme, themed around culture and conflict
Highlights of this year's Edinburgh International Festival include Rona Munro's epic historic trilogy The James Plays
Booking for Glyndebourne's 80th season is now open
Booking is now open for Glyndebourne's 80th season, and it promises yet again to be another unforgettable year
Anna Netrebko withdraws from the Royal Opera's Faust - updated
The revolving doors continue to spin as Covent Garden loses another major artist